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Metropolitan Police: Recruitment

Question for Home Office

UIN HL2268, tabled on 16 September 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the policy of the Metropolitan Police Service to prevent individuals who have applied to join the service and have been put into the reserve pool from applying to join other police forces.

Answered on

1 October 2015

Individual police forces in England and Wales are responsible for deciding when and how they run their recruitment and selection processes. This is managed within a national application, assessment and selection framework, in line with national guidance maintained by the College of Policing.

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Home Office